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National Weather Service Morristown Tennessee
800 PM EDT Friday Jul 3 2015

evening trends showing dry conditions across the southern and
central Tennessee Valley. Frontal boundary draped across Kentucky will
make little southerly movement overnight. Look for a few more hours
of dry weather generally south of I-40. Overnight additional
showers with the possibility of isolated thunderstorms are expected
to develop later tonight across the forecast area. Tweaked the
timing of precipitation as well as rainfall amounts through 2am.
Additionally...kept mention of chance thunder across SW Virginia and only
mention isolated everywhere else. Will continue the Flood Watch and
send updated wording closer to 11pm EDT.


Preliminary point temps/pops...
Chattanooga Airport, Tennessee 69 79 68 81 / 80 80 60 70
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport, Tennessee 67 78 67 80 / 80 80 60 70
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 68 79 67 80 / 80 80 60 70
Tri Cities Airport, Tennessee 66 77 65 78 / 80 80 50 70


Mrx watches/warnings/advisories...
NC...Flash Flood Watch through Saturday evening for Cherokee-Clay.

Tennessee...Flash Flood Watch through Saturday evening for Anderson-Bledsoe-
Blount Smoky Mountains-Bradley-Campbell-Claiborne-Cocke
Smoky Mountains-east Polk-Grainger-Hamblen-Hamilton-Hancock-
Morgan-northwest Blount-north Sevier-northwest Carter-northwest
Cocke-northwest Greene-northwest Monroe-Rhea-Roane-Scott Tennessee-
Sequatchie-Sevier Smoky Mountains-southeast Carter-
southeast Greene-southeast Monroe-Sullivan-Unicoi-Union-
Washington Tennessee-west Polk.

Virginia...Flash Flood Watch through Saturday evening for Lee-Russell-Scott-




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